New car registrations: +13.7% in April 2024; battery electric 11.9% market share

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How to get Europe’s electric vehicle industry into orbit?

Europe's auto industry faces its most significant transformation in over a century. In this one-to-one sit down with leading researcher, Tommaso Pardi, ACEA asks what action policy makers can take today to get Europe’s electric vehicle industry into orbit.

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Electric cars: Tax benefits and incentives (2024)

Many European countries offer fiscal support to stimulate market uptake of electric cars, but these tax benefits and incentives differ widely.

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Interactive map – Correlation between electric car sales and charging point availability (2023 data)

This map visualises the correlation between market shares of new battery electric cars sold and the availability of charging infrastructure for each of the 27 member states of the European Union.

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Top energy and vehicle CEOs call for urgent action on charging infrastructure and grid networks

Europe is at a critical juncture in its road transport electrification journey. We brought together two leading European green champions at our #FutureDriven Reception for a deep dive ahead of game-changing European elections.

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Let’s turn momentum for a European Industrial Deal into real action

Europe's competitiveness is at a crucial juncture. A flurry of high-level meetings in April shows promise, but we must maintain momentum. ACEA's #FutureDriven Manifesto and engagements with top European leaders underscore the importance of a collaborative team effort.

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New car registrations: +13.7% in April 2024; battery electric 11.9% market share

In April 2024, the European Union car market grew by 13.7%, with new registrations totalling 913,995 units, driven by strong increases across all major markets: Spain (+23.1%), Germany (+19.8%), France (+10.9%), and Italy (+7.7%).

How to get Europe’s electric vehicle industry into orbit?

Europe's auto industry faces its most significant transformation in over a century. In this one-to-one sit down with leading researcher, Tommaso Pardi, ACEA asks what action policy makers can take today to get Europe’s electric vehicle industry into orbit.

Electric cars: Tax benefits and incentives (2024)

Many European countries offer fiscal support to stimulate market uptake of electric cars, but these tax benefits and incentives differ widely.

Interactive map – Correlation between electric car sales and charging point availability (2023 data)

This map visualises the correlation between market shares of new battery electric cars sold and the availability of charging infrastructure for each of the 27 member states of the European Union.

Top energy and vehicle CEOs call for urgent action on charging infrastructure and grid networks

Europe is at a critical juncture in its road transport electrification journey. We brought together two leading European green champions at our #FutureDriven Reception for a deep dive ahead of game-changing European elections.

Let’s turn momentum for a European Industrial Deal into real action

Europe's competitiveness is at a crucial juncture. A flurry of high-level meetings in April shows promise, but we must maintain momentum. ACEA's #FutureDriven Manifesto and engagements with top European leaders underscore the importance of a collaborative team effort.

New commercial vehicle registrations: vans +12.6%, trucks -4%, buses +23.3% in Q1 2024

There were mixed results for the EU commercial vehicle market in Q1 2024. While van sales rose, truck sales dipped slightly, despite growth in the electrically chargeable truck market. Bus sales saw a rise, with electrically chargeable buses recording notable gains.

Electric cars: EU needs 8 times more charging points per year by 2030 to meet CO2 targets

A new European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) report reveals an alarming gap between the current availability of public charging points for electric cars in the EU and what will be needed in reality to meet CO2-reduction targets.

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About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 15 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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